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I have posted "The Harrowing of Hildeburh" on LiveJournal, because it has extra spaces that wouldn't appear on DW.  It belongs to A Conflagration of Dragons, and this is the last of the Six Poems of the Fall.

Ecstatic

Date: 2017-04-16 06:58 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] nsfwords
Absolutely brilliant! I'm was so excited to see this when I checked your page this afternoon, and it's wonderful! I've never heard of kennings, but they were delightful and, to me at least, lend the whole poem an extra richness of imagery and meaning.

The major cities and strongholds have all fallen, which leads one to wonder, now what?!

Re: Ecstatic

Date: 2017-04-17 01:00 am (UTC)
mdlbear: the positively imaginary half of a cubic mandelbrot set (Default)
From: [personal profile] mdlbear
You can code extra space by taking advantage of HTML's "non-breaking space" -- I usually surround them with plain spaces, thus: "   ", which comes out looking like "   "

Re: Ecstatic

Date: 2017-04-17 01:00 am (UTC)
mdlbear: the positively imaginary half of a cubic mandelbrot set (Default)
From: [personal profile] mdlbear
Note that in order for this to work, you have to turn off auto-format.

Just to make sure that it works, here is a pair of quotes with three ordinary spaces in between them: " "
Edited Date: 2017-04-17 03:05 am (UTC)

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